Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Gene Therapy

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Job Location
Seattle, WA
Job Description

Cures Start Here.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch), home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, Fred Hutch's five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children's, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest.

Careers Start Here.
A laboratory in the Clinical Research Division that studies stem cell biology and gene therapy for genetic diseases and cancer is recruiting a postdoctoral research fellow.

The post-doctoral fellow will study and develop methods to efficiently introduce genetic material into stem cells and or T cells and assess phenotypical changes in these cells. The fellow will work under the PI and other senior members of the research team and will be expected to publish and present their work in both internal and external events.

Successful applicants will have:
- A PhD or MD in a related scientific field
- Advanced knowledge of standard molecular biology techniques, tissue culture, and viral assays
- Some background in deep sequencing
- Willingness to work with large mammalian models
- Experience with stem cell cultures, immunology, flow cytometry and experience with genetic diseases and/or hematopoietic stem cell biology is highly desired
- Must be highly motivated and able to work independently to design and execute experiments, as evidenced by a publication record in virology/molecular biology

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